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What Are The Dangers Of Combivir

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AIDS InfoNet

Combivir (Zidovudine + Lamivudine)

... What Is Combivir? Who Should Take Combivir? What About Drug Resistance? How Is Combivir Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does Combivir React With Other Drugs? What Is Combivir? Combivir is a pill that contains two drugs
Ask the Experts

Reviving the combivir: started meds during ARS combivir want to stop- can i?

Hi Dr. Bob, I started combivir during ARS - i have been taking only combivir for about 33 days now- and dna pcr indicated the virus. I was wondering if i stop meds now- will i automatically become resistant to combivir- is there a way i can stop to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...indeed you are HIV positive and have been started on an antiretroviral medication regimen, I would assume it contains more than Combivir, as this two-drug combination on its own would not be considered an effective or recommended treatment. Why... Read more »

Are Ritonvir / Combivir twins?

Read about life threatening danger of Ritonvir + E. What about Combivir + E? Combivir is not the same as Ritonvir is it?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Combivir (combination of 2 nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors) is zidovudine (AZT) + lamivudine (3TC) which is different than Read more »

combivir overdose?

My partner mistakenly took his combivir twice yesterday morning. In the evening he took his regular dosage of one combivir and one sustiva. Is this dangerous? He has never done this before in his over 2 years of taking the drugs. He is very...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Should not be a problem. KH Read more »

Sustiva, Combivir, Xanax, Ambien and ANXIETY!

I recently began combination therapy of Sustiva and Combivir. Shortly after starting, I began having bouts of anxiety, mild depression and panic attacks. While I have recently begun seeing a therapist, I have been prescribed Xanax to help with the...
Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Response from Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Cornell University, Weill Medical College
The sympotoms you're describing may be related to taking efavirenz (Sustiva/Stocrin) or to other factors, such as starting therapy, having to take pills everyday, and other factors. In the vast majority of patients the side effects associated with... Read more »
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Test Positive Aware Network

Combivir

... Combo Drug Common Name: zidovudine (AZT) and lamivudine (3TC) Brand Name: Combivir Class: fixed dose combination -- nucleoside analogs (also called nucleoside reverse transcriptase... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Combivir (AZT/3TC)

... la-MI-vyoo-deen, zye-DOE-vyoo-deen --> Brand Name: Combivir Other Name(s): Lamivudina/ zidovudina Drug Class: Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors Combivir, is a combination Read more »
InfoRed SIDA

Combivir (Zidovudina + Lamivudina)

... ¿Qué Es Combivir? ¿Quién Debe Tomar Combivir? ¿Qué Sucede con la Resistencia a Los Medicamentos? ¿Cómo Se Toma Combivir? ¿Cuáles Read more »
AIDS Treatment News

Counterfeit Drugs: Check Combivir, Serostim, Epogen

...pharmaceutical manufacturers and the FDA havebeen warning medical professionals and patients about wronglylabeled or counterfeit drugs. Combivir: On May 10, GlaxoSmithKline announced that it hadreceived four reports of bottles labeled as... Read more »
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Combivir only for PEP?

Posted by scaredofhiv, 1 Reply
...Hi, I was prescribed Combivir for a PEP regimen as a precaution following a possible exposure. From what I can gather on the web, Combivir is typically prescribed Read more »

Anyone on Combivir having difficulty affording it

Posted by dj1979
...I have "extra" Combivir - due to a pharmacy error - PM me if you want more details. Read more »

Switching from Combivir to Truvada???

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...I started Combivir/Sustiva a year ago. I've had great results. VL undetected. My doctor is suggesting the switch from Combivir/Sustiva to Truvada/Sustiva. Read more »